National Highways and Motorway Police N-Central have launched two week long special enforcement campaign against the various violations of motorcyclists besides their briefing and education especially focusing the compulsory use of ‘Safety Helmet’.
Zonal Commander N-5 Central Nisar Saroya while observing that out of nine fatal accidents since the start of this year four relate to motorcyclists in which five precious lives were lost, ordered to launch a special enforcement campaign from Lahore to Rahim Yar Khan to check the violations of motorcyclists. The officers were asked to take ensure effective enforcement against the violations of ‘driving without safety helmet, taking improper U-turn, triple riding, careless driving, driving without rear view mirrors’ etc. Mobile Education Unit of N-5 Central Zone has also been asked to brief maximum motorcyclist about road safety measure and usefulness of Safety Helmet. In order to make the campaign more effective and meaningful banners containing road safety slogans have been displayed on all the important places on national highways and special road safety stalls have been set up at all the toll plazas.
Zonal Commander N-5 Central Nisar Saroya has further instructed the patrol officers to carry on briefing and enforcement of motorcyclists as a permanent feature of their duty as motorcyclists are the most careless among all types of road users and most vulnerable to any serious accident.